Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus maritimus (L.) Lye

Saltmarsh Bulrush

Pomo - Fiber, Basketry

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A., 1908, Pomo Indian Basketry, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 7:134-308, page 137

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Scientific name: Schoenoplectus maritimus (L.) Lye
USDA symbol: SCMA8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Saltmarsh Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Basketry
Notes: Root stock fibers used as design material for baskets.

RECRD: 21185 id: 37461